You can now download or stream my conversation with mediator, professor and author Bernie Mayer on how principle and compromise simultaneously prevent and enable us to deal with difficult decisions. Bernie provides excellent insight to why only holding fast to our principles or just going with the flow isn’t always the best strategy to [...]

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When to compromise and when to hold fast to our principles is one of the most difficult challenges we face when dealing with conflict. Listen in on June 24 at 8 pm Eastern as mediator, professor and author Bernie Mayer considers how these two values simultaneously prevent us and enable us to deal [...]

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My entire interview with good friend and colleague Robb Redsteer is now available for download or streaming. You can learn how Robb uses traditional wisdom, methods and customs to help heal the wounds and malicious side effects of community trauma.

For more information on the Peacemaking Program of the Navajo Nation visit: www.navajocourts.org/indexpeacemaking.htm and [...]

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On May 13th, I’ll have the pleasure of interviewing my good friend and colleague, Robb Redsteer on the Texas Conflict Coach Webradio program. Robb is a Navajo Peacemaker who uses traditional wisdom, methods and customs to help heal substance abuse, violence and hatred that results from tragedy. Robb will discuss how this tradition moves [...]

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You can now download or stream the 200th episode of the Texas Conflict Coach webradio program from the player below. Program founder Pattie Porter with hosts Zena Zumeta and I celebrated and honored the many guests and special moments from our 5 years of programming. Our interviews with Dr. Izzeldin AbuelaishKevin Morrissey, and Dr. Jonathan [...]

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Join founding host Pattie Porter and hosts Zena Zumeta and myself as we celebrate and honor the many guests during our 200th Episode of the Texas Conflict Coach. This is our 5 year anniversary of The Texas Conflict Coach and we invite you to call in, ask questions, give us feedback and [...]

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In case you missed my conversation with Pattie Porter on the building blocks of negotiation, don’t despair. You can download or stream this episode of the Texas Conflict Coach to learn how to how to listen beyond the demand, identify the common goals and negotiate to get what you need. We negotiate every single [...]

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This Saturday, I will have the honor and privilege of delivering the keynote address to the 2014 Annual Spring Training Conference of the Virginia Mediation Network. The Virginia Mediation Network is the state’s largest mediation membership association. Its mission is to promote public understanding of conflict resolution services and provide its members with interdisciplinary knowledge and [...]

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